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Stanford coach John Ralston is carried off the field by his players after they defeated Ohio State in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1, 1971.(Associated Press)

John Ralston Leadership Initiative Training

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ICIL has committed to train its senior leaders including the leadership of the Centers for Equity, Community and Leadership (Community Centers), Career Education, Office of Student Engagement (including Fraternity and Sorority Life and student organizations), and the Office of Inclusion, Belonging and Intergroup Communication (diversity, equity and inclusion training) on the leadership framework for implementation across their units.  Subsequently, ICIL will train the student-facing staff in their division of over 70 professional staff on the leadership framework and implementation plan.

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This group will provide a core group of leadership and student trainers to build and sustain the leadership program. 

This group will train:

  • student leaders in Volunteer student organizations;
  • student leadership in all levels of the ASSU (student government);
  • student leaders in the Community Centers, the FLI office and the Office for Military-Affiliated Communities;
  • student participants in career education and coaching; and
  • student participants in diversity and inclusion training.

In addition..

  • Athletics and Recreation (DAPER): The leadership and staff of the athletics leadership training program will be trained on the framework and will implement the framework in the leadership training of athletes. They are also examining if coaches could be trained in the leadership framework to implement directly in the leadership of their teams.
  • Health & Human Performance (HHP): HHP leadership and lecturers will be trained in the leadership framework and will implement the framework in the design and structure of their credit-bearing leadership classes to provide a credit incentive to participating in the program.
  • Residential Education: The leadership of Residential Education will be trained in the leadership framework and will implement the framework in the training and development of the nearly 400 Resident Assistant student staff in the residences annually.

In all, the university will train and activate over 100 professional staff to implement this leadership framework through the John Ralston Stanford Leadership Program.